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Joliet Diocese Recognizes it's Women of the Year

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  • The ladies honored at the Women of the year Mass pose with Bishop Conlon on the altar at St. Raymond's Cathedral.

    The ladies honored at the Women of the year Mass pose with Bishop Conlon on the altar at St. Raymond's Cathedral.
    Terry Bode

Terry Bode

The Joliet Diocese Council of Catholic Women celebrate their Women of the Year. Joliet Diocesan Bishop Daniel Conlon celebrated a special Mass on April 20th at the Cathedral of St. Raymond honoring the Women of the Year from parishes around the diocese. These are women that give countless hours to their parishes and communities. They help make the world a better place. Congratulations to all the ladies. Listing of the winners:

East Will Deanery

Sacred Heart, Joliet Georgina Rutledge

St. Anthony, Joliet Sandy Kimak

St. Joseph, Manhattan Phyllis Tures

St. Jude, New Lenox Pat Gawenda

St. Liborius, Steger Lee Bravo

St. Mary, Mokena Debi Marturano

St. Patrick, Wilton Center Barb Flatt

St. Paul the Apostle, Peotone Paula Prium

St. Rose of Lima, Wilmington Dorothy Bogan

Eastern DuPage Deanery

Christ the King, Lombard Mary Ellen Clish

Holy Ghost, Wood Dale Raffaella Franch

Holy Trinity, Westmont Josephone Valentino

Immaculate Conception, ELmhurst Rita McCaffrey

Mary Queen of Heaven, Elmhurst Cybele Japczyk

St. Alexander, Villa Park Mary Tomaso

St. John the Apostle, Villa Park Gerre Manners

St. Joseph, Addison Pamela Bender

St. Joseph, Downers Grove Lea Krouse

St. Mary of Gostyn, Downers Grove Amy Ruddy

St. Pius X, Lombard Janet Lissak

Visitation, Elmhurst Katy Costello

Ford/Iroquois Deanery

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ashkum Judy Harling

Immaculate Conception, Gilman Kristi Albrecht

St. Edmund, Watseka Marcia Yates

St. John the Baptist, L'Erable Mary Peters

St. Joseph, Loda Rosanne Miller

St. Joseph Mission, Crescent City Angela Taylor

St, Martin, Martinton Loni Burger

St. Mary, Beaverville Mary Arseneau

St. Mary, Paxton Kay McCabe

SS. Mary & Joseph, Chebanse Mary Elliot

St. Peter, Piper City Lois Hitchens

Kankakee/Grundy Deanery

Maternity BVM, Bourbonnais Karen Zarifis

Sacred Heart, Goodrich Cindy Gagnon

St. James the Apostle, Irwin Janice O'Connor

St. Joseph, Bradley Kathy Storer

St. Margaret Mary, herscher Mariann Lane

St. Martin of Tours, Kankakee Teresa Mahoney

St. Patrick, Kankakee Jane Petre

St. Patrick, Kankakee Cheri Ralston

St. Rose of Lima, Kankakee Theresa Fisher

St. Teresa, Kankakee Kris Fisher

West Will Deanery

Cathedral of St. Raymond Lisa Hicks

St. Ambrose, Crest Hill Mary Lee Horvath

St. Andrew the Apostle, Romeoville Marinne Ott

St. Ann, Channahon Mary Ann Egan

St. Anne, Crest Hill Shirley Smith

St. Dennis, Lockport Molly Marchio

St. Dominic/St. Francis, Bolingbrook Sophie Hibberd

St. Joseph, Rockdale Elizabeth Kelch

St. Jude, Joliet Diane Pillion

St. Mary, Minooka Peg Francisco

St. Mary Immaculate, Plainfield Colleen Robey

St. Patrick, Joliet Kathy Kelsey

Western DuPage Kendall Deanery

Corpus Christi, Carol Stream Teri Miceli

St. Daniel the Prophet Cheryl Montgomery

St. Irene, Warrenville Irma Conley

St. Isidore, Bloomingdale Margaret Leabru

St. James the Apostle, Glen Ellyn Monica Padera

St. John the Baptist, Winfield Shirley Stachniak

St. Mary, Plano Carol Johnson

St. Matthew, Glendale Heights Joan Morris

St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn Wendie Connors

St. Scholastica, Woodridge Mary Glas